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Starriders Workshop 2017

WOW !!!! What a great workshop weekend! What a success for Starriders and the Drum Corps scene! Already on Friday evening the Starriders clubhouse was filled with life … The first members from own ranks, as well as guests, gradually came to Bad Münder and were looking forward to the upcoming workshop! Read the rest […]

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Announcing The 2018 Bushwackers Brass Instructional Staff

The Bushwackers Drum Corps is excited to announce the brass instructional staff for the 2018 season! This season begins on November 18 and 19, 2017, at our Open House. Register for Open House or sign up for more information. “The expansion of the Bushwackers brass program is one our organization’s goals for the coming season. […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Member Irene McGrath Passes Away

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame member Irene McGrath passed away at age 97 at the Episcopal Home in Rochester, New York at 4:15 am, Friday November 10, from complications of pneumonia and heart failure, with children Patricia, William, Thomas and Shirley at her side. In 2000, she became the third member of her family […]

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Meet The 2018 Battalion Educational Staff

Building on the success of our 2017 season, The Battalion is pleased to announce the return of our education staff leadership team for the 2018 season: 2018 Education Staff Leadership Team Mark Hartman – Program Director, Brass Caption Head John A. Matthews II – Assistant Brass Caption Head Shilo Stroman – Artistic Director, Front Ensemble […]

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Skyliners Announces 2018 Caption Heads

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps is pleased to announce their 2018 Caption Heads. Jeff Crawford, Visual Caption Head, is returning for his fifth season with the Skyliners. Ian Vanderlinden has been promoted to Percussion Caption Head of The Skyliners in this, his third year with The Skyliners. Shane Startzel is returning for his third […]

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Announcing The 2018 Bushwackers Percussion Staff

The Bushwackers Drum Corps is pleased to announce the percussion instructional staff for the 2018 season! This season begins on November 18 and 19, 2017, at our Open House. Register for Open House or sign up for more information. Read the rest of the article here.

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Showband Rastede Accompanies Bad Zwischenahn Lantern Procession

On 10.11.2017 Spirit of 52 was the first time to accompany the youngstars at the kindergarten at the vicarage in Bad Zwischenahn to accompany the lantern procession musically. Read the rest of the article here.

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Santa Clara Vanguard Holiday Gift Wrap-A-Palooza Fundraiser Is Back

‘Tis the season to be jolly and help raise funds for Vanguard Music and Performing Arts! Once again, we are getting in the Holiday spirit by gearing up for our annual Gift Wrap-a-Palooza Fundraiser, and we need your help to spread some cheer through the power of gift wrapping! We will be having a Vanguard […]

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Colts Percussion Team Returns For 2018

The Colts are excited to announce that their percussion team will be returning for the 2018 season. The caption will be led by Percussion Caption Head and Battery Arranger Ben Pyles, and the team brings with them experience from a wide range of backgrounds spanning performing, designing, adjudicating, and instructing with indoor groups, high school […]

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The Spirit Of Christmas

The holiday season is approaching fast, and Spirit of Atlanta is introducing these limited-edition ornaments with our “Spirit of Christmas” campaign. These hand-blown glass ornaments will make a wonderful addition to your tree, and are the first in what is planned as an annual campaign to release a unique edition each Christmas. They are priced […]

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